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The historical development of the Poor law of Connecticut.

Edward Warren Capen

The historical development of the Poor law of Connecticut.

by Edward Warren Capen

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor laws -- Connecticut

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesColumbia University studies in the social sciences ;, 57
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV98.C8 C3 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination520 p.
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5753438M
      LC Control Number71076674

      Origins of the Old Poor Law. The origins of parochial poor relief extend back at least as far as the fifteenth century. With the decline of the monasteries, and their dissolution in , together with the breakdown of the medieval social structure, charity for the poor gradually moved from its traditional voluntary framework to become a compulsory tax administered at the parish level.   Law & Legislative Reference Services also serves as the permanent home of Connecticut General Assembly official transcripts and legislative bill files. Our reference staff assists members of the public, students, state employees, attorneys, and Author: Law Legislation.

      Distinctive Dates in Social Welfare History. Chauncey A. Alexander. B.C. King Hammurabi of Babylon issues the Code of Hammurabi, which creates the first code of laws: 3, lines of cuneiform, written on a diorite column, include protection of widows, orphans, and the weak against the Size: KB.   Over twenty-five years and through five editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare State has served as the standard text on the history of welfare policy in the United States. The only comprehensive account of American social welfare history from the colonial era to the present, the new sixth edition has been updated to include the latest developments in our/5.

        Poverty and Welfare in the American Founding. Trattner’s From Poor Law to Welfare State: A History of Social Welfare in America criticizes early American welfare policy, yet his book. Work out how much money would be needed for the numbers of poor in that district and set the poor rate accordingly; Collect the poor rate from property owners; Relieve the poor by dispensing either food or money; Supervise the parish poor house; In An act of Parliament called The Poor Law was passed by Parliament.


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